Environment | Climate change | Air | HealthOPB/EarthFix | Sept. 7, 2017 7:45 a.m. | Portland
As climate change plays out in the Northwest, more smoky, unhealthy air will come along with hotter, drier summers and bigger wildfires.
Environment | Air | News | Sports | local | RecreationMedford Mail Tribune | Sept. 6, 2017 3:54 p.m. | Medford, Oregon
Cross country runners in southern Oregon are using some alternative methods to keep their fitness up with wildfire smoke making outdoor running unsafe.
People are wearing face masks to protect their lungs from wildfire smoke. But health officials say many of those masks aren’t doing what the wearers think they are.
Communities | Environment | Climate change | Arts | Air | Health | Economy | Entertainment | RecreationOPB/EarthFix | Aug. 24, 2015 10:15 a.m. | Ashland, Oregon
In Ashland, home of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the “show-must-go-on” mantra of the theater has given way to continuous air quality checks and tough show-time decisions.